Nov 04, 2012 09:12 EST
Poland has reburied the body of its last leader-in-exile Ryszard Kaczorowski after a mix-up over the remains of some victims of a 2010 presidential plane crash in Russia that killed 96 people including the then head of state.
Oct 30, 2012 06:02 EDT
Traces of explosives have been discovered on the wreck of the Polish presidential jet which crashed in Russia in 2010, killing then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 other people, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Sep 10, 2012 19:47 EDT
The United States on Monday declassified more than 1,000 pages of documents related to the Katyn massacre of thousands of Poles by Soviet forces during World War II.
Aug 28, 2012 07:40 EDT
Russia on Tuesday sentenced a radical anti-Vladimir Putin activist to eight years in prison for drug possession in a case that her supporters have decried as politically motivated.
Jun 10, 2012 09:26 EDT
Spain on Sunday begin their quest to become the first team to win back-to-back European titles, as they take on crisis-hit Italy in their Euro 2012 opener.
Jun 05, 2012 06:40 EDT
Russian striker Roman Pavlyuchenko said Tuesday if Russia are to have a chance of at least repeating their semi-final appearance at Euro 2008 in this edition they have to beat their opening opponents Czech Republic on Friday.
Jun 04, 2012 13:50 EDT
Eduard Khil, a Russian crooner who had an unexpected career revival in his later years with an Internet hit nicknamed "the Trololo song," died on Monday at the age of 77, Russian television said.
May 24, 2012 07:06 EDT
Russia on Thursday rejected Poland's request to move its Euro 2012 team base from an upmarket Warsaw hotel and dismissed worries about a politically-sensitive rally planned nearby as media hyperbole.
May 24, 2012 05:53 EDT
Russia's Dutch coach Dick Advocaat on Thursday ruled out shifting his team's Euro 2012 base from a central Warsaw hotel out of concerns about a politically-sensitive rally only days into the event.
May 23, 2012 14:01 EDT
Poland has asked Russia to consider shifting its Euro 2012 base from a central Warsaw hotel, Sports Minister Joanna Mucha said Wednesday, amid concerns about a politically-sensitive rally.
May 14, 2012 16:32 EDT
Visiting Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper on Monday announced that their two countries would bolster energy cooperation to develop shale gas deposits.
May 13, 2012 23:34 EDT
Visiting Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Sunday said he was proud to find another Wilno, settled by Canada's first Polish immigrants, on pine-covered hills east of Ottawa.
May 12, 2012 12:19 EDT
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was headed to Canada on Saturday for a three-day visit postponed two years ago by the air crash that killed president Lech Kaczynski in Russia.
Apr 02, 2012 07:58 EDT
Thirty-one people were killed Monday when a passenger jet crashed moments after takeoff in an oil-rich Siberian region, the latest accident to hit Russia's crisis-prone aviation industry.
Apr 02, 2012 03:10 EDT
Thirty-one people were killed Monday when a passenger plane crashed moments after takeoff in an oil-rich Siberian region in the latest accident to hit Russia's crisis-prone aviation industry.
Apr 02, 2012 01:32 EDT
Twenty-nine people were killed when a passenger plane crashed in Siberia shortly after takeoff on Monday, while the other 14 people aboard were injured, Russia's emergencies ministry said.
Sep 07, 2011 18:39 EDT
TUNOSHNA, Russia (Reuters) - A passenger plane carrying a Russian ice hockey team to a season-opening match crashed after takeoff from a provincial airport on Wednesday, killing 43 people and plunging the Russian and international sports world into grief.
Aug 29, 2011 08:41 EDT
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland exhumed on Monday the first victim of last year's plane crash in western Russia, which killed the country's president and 95 others, because of concerns that the Russian autopsy may be faulty.
Aug 26, 2011 02:22 EDT
It's summer, so it must be time for Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to take his shirt off.
Aug 25, 2011 16:18 EDT
SMOLENSK, Russia - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused opposition parties of selling seats in parliament, in the strongest attack yet on political opponents ahead of a December parliamentary election.